The Political Garbage Chute – Bias and Credibility

The Political Garbage Chute - Satire - Bias


These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive.  See all Satire sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Political Garbage Chute a fully transparent satire website that appeals to the left.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT SATIRE
Factual Reporting: N/A
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: N/A


Founded in 2012, the Political Garbage Chute is a satirical website that covers politics, often mocking conservatives and former President Donald Trump. According to their about page, “Named by Snopes as the “most trustworthyfullish fake news outlet” in the entire known and unknown universe. Laughing AT politicians, not with them.”

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Funded by / Ownership

The Political Garbage Chute is owned by James Schlarmann, who writes or owns other satire websites such as Alternative Facts, Alternative Science, The Pastiche Post, and Satirical Facts. Revenue is derived through advertising and the sale of merchandise.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Political Garbage Chute appropriately disclaims they are satirical on every page with this line “All work is satirical, Billy.” Most satire is political and generally mocks the right with stories such as this Fauci Confirms Rand Paul is a ‘Flaming Douchebag With Absolutely Shitty Hair,’ Medically Speaking or this Hannity: “If Trump Had Been President During the Civil War, We Would’ve Won It.” In general, this is a transparent satire website.

Overall, we rate the Political Garbage Chute a fully transparent satire website that appeals to the left. (D. Van Zandt 7/21/2016) Updated (01/18/2023)


Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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